Physi­cian: What can you tell me about this X‑ray?
Stu­dent: It’s a male pelvis with two frac­tures.
Physi­cian: It’s shaped like a male pelvis, but it’s not.
Stu­dent: How can you tell?
Physi­cian: The lack of a pe­nis out­line on the X‑ray helps.

Emer­gency Room, Uni­ver­si­ty of Kansas Hos­pi­tal
Kansas City, Kansas

Over­heard by: Sti­fling the Laugh